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Leisure

The bathing season's here!

On 1 May 2017, bathing season starts in all of Luxembourg.

The Lake Weiswampach (lake reserved for swimming) in the municipality of Weiswampach; Remerschen ponds (pond reserved for swimming) in the municipality of Schengen; Lake Upper Sûre in the adjacent municipalities of Boulaide, Rambrouch, Neunhausen, Lac de la Haute-Sûre and Esch-sur-Sûre, are open to swimming and bathing.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team of Luxembourg.lu selected 6 worthwhile events for this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - the choice is yours.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our editorial staff has selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Literature

2017 Book & Copyright Days

The official programme for the 2017 edition was presented on Monday, 10 April 2017 at Luxembourg's National Archives.

The aim of this Day is to encourage everyone, particularly young people, to (re-)discover the pleasure of reading, and to understand the process behind the creation of texts and books, and the resulting copyright issues.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team of Luxembourg.lu selected 6 worthwhile events for this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - the choice is yours.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our editorial staff has selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Quality of life

What are the most favorable towns for European expats?

ECA International has recently issued its annual "Global Liveability ranking". Luxembourg-City is listed among the Top 10 cities.

ECA International, an HR solution and information provider, has recently published its annual ranking of the most favorable cities for European expats. Luxembourg comes 9th among more than 470 cities analysed throughout the world.

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Photography

The Month of Photography invites itself to the Grand Duchy

One of the highlights of the event is the 'Révélations' meeting platform.

The 2017 edition of the European Month of Photography has begun in the Grand Duchy. The Month of Photography has been organised by Café Crème since 2007; it will continue until the end of April.

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Media

What are the most popular social media in Luxembourg?

In its most recent survey, TNS Ilres sheds light on the most employed social media platforms in Luxembourg.

Without great surprise, Facebook is the most popular social network in Luxembourg. Being cited by nearly 80% of the interviewed persons, it is the social media benchmark in the Grand Duchy, particularly among the 16-24 year old people.

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Culture

Unveiling of the appearance of the Luxembourgish pavilion

Metaform and The Space Factory have been chosen for the conception of the pavilion at the World Expo in Dubai in 2020.

Among 19 projects submitted, a winner has been chosen out of three shortlisted concepts. The winning project, presented by the architectural office Metaform, centers around an elegant silhouette based on the Möbius strip.

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Education

The University of Luxembourg is among the top 15 young universities worldwide

According to the THE (Times Higher Education) annual index, the University of Luxembourg moved up three places in 2017.

The Young Universities Summit was held in Brisbane (Australia) from 5 to 7 April 2017; it was organised by THE (Times Higher Education), a specialist magazine in the field of higher education. THE revealed its annual ranking of 200 young universities worldwide. The University of Luxembourg occupies 11th place, three higher than in 2016.

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Cinema

The Grand Duchy at the Bolzano festival

From 5 to 9 April 2017, the Grand Duchy was the guest at the film festival in Bolzano (Italy).

The 'Bolzano Film Festival Bozen' has a reputation in cinematographic circles for its privileged dialogue between North and South, and more particularly between Germany and Italy. The programming is highly original, with art-house films – often being screened for the first time – and the languages used, with of course Italian but also German.

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  • Updated 24-04-2017